Prerna Samvad to be held for securing highest marks

Bhopal. More and more students can take advantage of Chief Minister Meritorious Student and Talented Student Promotion Scheme by securing the highest marks in class XII of the board in Madhya Pradesh. 'Prerna Samvad' will be held in schools between January 15 and 30. Public representatives and officers will hold dialogue will students, visiting schools. School Education Department has directed collectors to make all necessary arrangements for 'Prerna Samvad'. 'Prerna Samvad' will be held with Classes 11 and 12 students.

 During this, students will be motivated to better results by giving information about Chief Minister Meritorious Student and Talented Student Promotion Scheme. Collectors have been told to decide schools and date of visit by holding talks with public representatives and officers. Collectors have been asked to ensure that the 'Prerna Samvad' will be held mandatorily in each school in the state.

 To make the dialogue successful, training programme has been organised on January 10 and 12. Training of teachers associated with class XI and XII will be organised on January 10 and district level orientation of public representatives and officers will he held on 'Yuva Diwas' on January 12. Officials of Technical Education Department have been asked to provide support in the training.

 Minister of State Government, MPs, District Panchayat President, MLA, Mayor, District and Nagar Panchayat Chairman and first and second class government officials will be included in Samvad programme. Collectors have been instructed to carry out constant monitoring of 'Prerna Samvad'.

Meritorious Students Promotion Scheme - The Meritorious Students Promotion Scheme is being run by Higher Education Department. The State Government is reimbursing fee of meritorious students for higher education. Fee equal to government college fee is provided to student on admission in any government and private engineering college if he or she secures 50,000 rank in JEE mains, by the state government. Fee of private college between Rs one lakh to five lakh or actual educational fee - whichever is less - will be reimbursed by the state government. Similarly, fee of medical education, law, graduation programme and education at graduation level will be borne by the state government. Students are eligible to get benefit under the scheme, whose family income is not more than Rs six lakh per year and they are state domicile. Students should score 75 percent marks in class XII of board of secondary education, Madhya Pradesh or 85 percent marks in CBSE examination.

Talented Student Promotion Scheme - Under this scheme, Rs 25000 cash and certificate is given to students of general category for scoring 85 percent marks in class XII and reserved category students for scoring 75 percent marks for purchasing laptop.